By Andrew Shapland,Evangelia Stefani
This quantity makes a speciality of a formative interval within the heritage and archaeology of northern Greece. the last decade following 1912, while Thessaloniki grew to become a part of Greece, was once a interval marked by means of a rare internationalism as a result inhabitants pursuits as a result of the moving of nationwide borders and the troop routine which observed the 1st international War.
The papers amassed the following glance basically on the impression of the discoveries of the military of the Orient at the archaeological examine of the area of Macedonia. ensuing collections of antiquities at the moment are held in Thessaloniki, London, Paris, Edinburgh and Oxford. numerous experts research every one of those collections, bringing the archaeological legacy of the Macedonian crusade jointly in a single quantity for the 1st time.
A key subject of the amount is the rising discussion among the archaeological is still of Macedonia and the politics of Hellenism. a few authors examine how archaeological interpretation was once formed via the incorporation of Macedonia into Greece. different authors describe how the politics of the crusade, during which Greece used to be at the beginning a impartial associate, had implications either for the management of archaeological reveals and their next dispersal. a specific concentration is the ancient personalities who have been concerned and the websites they found. The position of the Greek Archaeological provider, fairly within the safety of antiquities, in addition to selling excavation within the aftermath of the 1917 nice hearth of Thessaloniki, is additionally considered.
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Archaeology Behind the Battle Lines: The Macedonian Campaign (1915-19) and its Legacy (British School at Athens - Modern Greek and Byzantine Studies) by Andrew Shapland,Evangelia Stefani